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Exploring the “Gap” Between Management Scholarship and Practice

The existence of a “gap” between management scholarship and management practice is taken for granted these days, so much so that what this gap actually signifies is often not attended to at all. Not only has it remained present to management scholars for more than fifty years, if the frequency with which academics have been writing about the gap is any indication, it is becoming more salient. How should we think about the “gap”?

Categories: Careers, Data Analysis, Impact, Practice, Research, Research Skills, Tools and Resources

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Welcome Mark Carrigan, Mentor-in-Residence for November

Who are “Mentors-in-Residence”? Mentors-in-Residence are SAGE authors who are willing to share their expertise with MethodSpace readers. During a one-month stint, they contribute ideas and answer questions.  They also discuss their current SAGE books. We started this effort in October, with Bernadette Wright and Steve Wallis as our first mentors. You can read their posts […]

Categories: Careers, Focus Series, MentorSpace, Research Skills, Social media research, Uncategorised

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Using Statements and Testimonials to Corroborate Impact

  For October, SAGE MethodSpace will focus on evaluation and other types of applied research. Posts in the series and relevant posts from the archives will be found using this link.  This post, while discussed in the context of the UK’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework, is relevant to anyone looking for ways to use testimonials […]

Categories: Dissemination, Evaluation, Research Skills, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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New Approach to Research Evaluation: Evaluative Inquiry

Academic evaluation regimes set up to quantify the quality of research, individual scholars, and institutions have been widely criticized for the detrimental effects they have on academic environments and on knowledge production itself. Max Fochler and Sarah de Rijcke recently called for a more exploratory, less standardized way of doing research evaluation, with the introduction of the concept of the evaluative inquiry.

Categories: Evaluation, Research, Research Skills, Tools and Resources

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No whining on the #InVinoFab Podcast!

It is only fair. I’ve asked Laura Pasquini to contribute to MethodSpace about mentoring strategies and about her prolific efforts in podcasting.  So I couldn’t refuse when she asked if I’d contribute to the #InVinoFab Podcast series. This playfully named podcast aims to feature “interesting narratives, workplace experiences, helpful learning anecdotes, and creative discoveries of […]

Categories: Audio, Podcast, Research Skills, Social Issues, Teaching, Uncategorised

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